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THE GAME TURNED WHEN… After falling behind by 11 in the first quarter, the Pistons battled back to trail by five, 42-37. However, the Wizards went wild from that point, outscoring Detroit 20-4 until halftime, including a 12-0 run when Detroit failed to score in the last 4:53 of the second quarter. Both John Wall and Bradley Beal scored 10 points in the quarter and they delivered the coup de grace, with Beal hitting two 3-pointers down the stretch and Wall finishing the first half with a reverse dunk to put the Wizards up 62-41 at the break.
THE GAME WAS OVER WHEN… the Pistons came out in the second half and couldn’t cut into the Washington lead. Of course, the Wiz had something to do with that, as they remained hot and focused all night. The second-half meltdown that has become such a distinctive part of the Wizards’ identity over the years never showed up tonight and they never led by less than 19 in the second half.
THE GOOD… A night after being carried off the floor in agony, sho...
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Welp. Christmas break has come and gone, and we’re finally back to Wizards basketball. In this week’s roundtable, Jamal, Abdullah, and Charles discuss the state of Nene and his possible new role coming off the bench. Also, the Wizards look to continue their surging 3-game win streak tonight in Minnesota and we take a look […]The post 3-on-3 Roundtable: Wizards strong surge...
Wizards guard Bradley Beal was carried off the court after injuring his left leg during the fourth quarter of Friday’s game against the Timberwolves. Beal appears to injure his leg as Timberwolves’ Luc Mbah a Moute attempted to set a screen on him. He was unable to put pressure on it and was carried back to the locker room by teammates Jan Vesely and Trevor Ariza. The post...
The Washington Wizards got a scare on Friday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves when Bradley Beal was carried from the floor with what looked like an awkward twist to his knee. Generally, in such circumstances, the injury is serious. In this case, the injury wasn't nearly as bad as it initially appeared.As reported by Brett Pollakoff at NBCSports.com, Jeff Goodman, ESPN...
John Wall took an outlet pass from Marcin Gortat and immediately saw Bradley Beal racing for the left corner. With the Detroit Pistons crowded him as he zipped into the painted area, Wall flipped an underhand pass to Beal, who buried a three-pointer that led the former to hop up and down and whirl three fingers in his face.
On the next possession, Wall took an outlet pass from Nene...
It looked pretty bad when it happened — Bradley Beal seemed to twist his knee awkwardly late in the Wizards loss to the Timberwolves on Friday, and was carried off the floor by his teammates.
While it’s tough to make a visual diagnosis of any but the most gruesome of injuries, history tells us that seeing a player carted off like that means something serious occurred that would...
Bradley Beal had to be carried off the court Friday after suffering what appeared to be a left knee injury in the fourth quarter of the Washington Wizards-Minnesota Timberwolves game. Beal, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, went to set a screen and somehow hurt his leg in the process. He […]
It’s pretty early to call the “dunk of the night” for Monday night’s NBA games but we might have it here, thanks to Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe. Watch as Greg decided to put Washington Wizards star John Wall on a poster with a nasty one-handed stuff at the Palace of Auburn Hills: *** Monroe image courtesy of Getty Images
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- John Wall scored 29 points and the Washington Wizards became the latest team to rally past Detroit in the fourth quarter, beating the Pistons 106-99 on Monday night.
Washington trailed 87-78 before starting the final period with a 17-4 run. The Pistons never went back ahead.
Brandon Jennings had 15 points and 14 assists for Detroit, which has lost five...
The Washington Wizards are returning to their home court on Saturday after losing to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. The Wizards will be looking for revenge on the Detroit Pistons after losing to them in the season opener. The Wizards could be without Bradley Beal who injured his leg during the loss to the Timberwolves […]The post PREVIEW: Washington Wizards vs. Detroit Pistons...
The Wolves returned from their holiday break looking more like the team they want to be, crushing the Washington Wizards 120-98 on Friday at Target Center as they shook off an early deficit and let Wizards guard John Wall do his thing in the first half.
All five starters had scored in double figures by the third quarter. Kevin Love finished with 25 points and 11 rebounds.
The Washington Wizards' lone nationally televised appearance of the season has been wiped from the Feb. 7 schedule in favor of a game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Indiana Pacers.
The Wizards have their best record after 25 games in six years and are currently in the playoffs.
The Wizards haven't been on ESPN since April 14, 2010 and on TNT during the rookie season of John Wall.
The Detroit Pistons' road success was brought to at least a temporary halt by a sub-par opponent.
Visiting a Washington Wizards team likely without Bradley Beal could provide them a good opportunity for a quick recovery.
Detroit seeks its eighth road win in 10 tries Saturday night against the Wizards.
The Pistons (14-17) had won seven of eight away from home and three in a...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Wall had 20 points and 11 assists, Marcin Gortat added 16 points, and the Washington Wizards routed the Detroit Pistons 106-82 on Saturday night.
Trevor Ariza and Bradley Beal each added 15 points for Washington, which snapped a three-game home losing streak and has won four of its last five overall.
One night after their worst defeat of the season, a 22-point...
As the new year approaches, let’s take a look at the top 10 NBA crossovers of 2013 (calendar year). The post Top 10 NBA Crossovers of 2013 appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
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After Friday night’s forgettable performance at Minnesota, the Wizards were primed to show the home fans a better effort. The Pistons were coming into Verizon Center after having lost in Orlando Friday night. On Saturday night, Washington’s dominant first half showed the difference a day can make. Since the two teams meet again in Detroit on Monday...